1933-01-27 Ismat Pasha re Baha'is Constantinople and Adana
Priceless Pearl pp318
His Excellency Ismat Pasha
As Head of Bahá'í Faith learned with amazement and grief imprisonment followers of Bahá'u'lláh in Stamboul and Adana. Respectfully appeal your Excellency's intervention on behalf followers of a Faith pledged loyalty to your government for whose epochal reforms its adherents world over cherish abiding admiration.
Ismat Pasha was Prime Minister of Turkey at the time and became president in 1938 on the death of Ataturk.